Pepperdine Signs Jack Ross for 2014 Season
Dec. 13, 2012
MALIBU, Calif. – Pepperdine baseball is pleased to announce the signing of 6-0 OF Jack Ross (Gilroy, Calif./Palma HS) to a National Letters of Intent to compete at Pepperdine in the 2014 season as released today by head coach Steve Rodriguez.
Pepperdine Baseball will release a new member of its 2014 class every Thursday on the official website of Pepperdine Athletics, PepperdineSports.com.
JACK ROSS, 6-0, 185, OF (Palma HS)
Why Ross Chose Pepperdine: “I chose Pepperdine because of the great coaching staff, the beautiful location, its outstanding business program and its great baseball tradition.”
Coach Rodriguez on Ross: “Jack is a baseball player. Plain and simple. He plays the game the way it is supposed to be played. He is a quiet young man who will make the people around him better by how he works. He has a family history here at Pepperdine, so he is going to be a perfect fit in all aspects both on and off the field.”
AN INSIDE LOOK AT ROSS
Sporting event you would most like to attend: I would like to attend a World Series Game 7, in New York between the Giants and the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
What is your most exciting/thrilling moment in your sports career? Hitting a walk off home run against Salinas High School my junior year.
What do you want to accomplish on and off the field at Pepperdine? Win a West Coast Conference Championship and make it to the College World Series. I want to gain a reputation of not only a great player but also a great person.